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Like Willy Wonka, this Memphis chocolatier wants his sweets to tell stories
With flavors like barbecue, cornbread and banana pudding, Phillip Ashley Rix found an unfilled niche in the luxury chocolate world.
People of color who own small businesses in college towns say it's hard to sell to schools
Smaller operations report barriers to entering the educational procurement market, a study shows, despite commitments to diversity.
Two years on from BLM protests, business has declined at Black-owned bookstores
However, it's still better than it was before the protests.
As PPP funds run dry, small businesses need capital
There’s still a lot of recovery to go, and financial ground to make up - for small businesses, especially, according to new analysis.
In Texas, some Black-owned barbecue restaurants saw an uptick in business during summer protests
For some, the surges in business helped weather challenges during the pandemic. But there are many Black-owned businesses that could close because of COVID-19.
How the decline of Black-owned insurance firms widened the wealth gap
Many of the agencies survived the Great Depression but later died out. Their loss meant less money invested into Black communities.
Activism "is built into the DNA of our brand"
Nikoa Evans-Hendricks is a restaurateur and executive director of an entrepreneurs' coalition in Harlem. She talks about the role of Black-owned businesses.